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MIPCOM Picks 2014: Secrets of the Castle with Ruth, Peter and Tom

Here, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold head to France to experience medieval living in an authentic castle that’s been years in the making.
October 1, 2014


Partners: Lion Television for BBC2; distributed by All3Media International Length: 5 x 60 minutes
Airing: Winter 2015
Rights available: Television rights excluding the UK; home entertainment, ancillary and interactive rights worldwide
From the team behind the successful “Farm” franchise (Victorian Farm, Wartime Farm, Edwardian Farm and Tudor Monastery Farm) comes another slice of “living history.” Here, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold head to France to experience medieval living in an authentic castle that’s been years in the making. As with the other series in the franchise, Castle is an exquisite-looking, captivating glimpse of a simpler past.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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